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Joan Floyd


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Posted Online: Jan. 07, 2013, 5:34 pm
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Joan A. Floyd, 76, of Good Samaritan-Prophets Riverview Center, Prophetstown, formerly of Erie and Missouri, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at CGH Medical Center, Sterling.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11, at Gibson-Bode Funeral Home, Erie. Burial will follow at the Erie Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Parkinson Foundation.
Joan was born Aug. 25, 1936, in Davenport, the daughter of Ray Davis and Luella Goembel. She was first married to Larry Majeski and later to Kennard Hoerler. She then married Jim Floyd on April 15, 1978. He preceded her in death in 2010.
She and her husband, Jim, owned and operated a one-stop store, owned an amusement company, raised greyhounds and worked in timeshare sales of vacation condos. She enjoyed baking, arts and crafts, feeding the humming birds and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also had a "green thumb."
Joan is survived by her three sons (and their wives), Dan (Susan) Majeski, Erie, Tim (Bernadette) Hoerler, Lake Hamilton, Fla., Darin (Evelyn) Hoerler, Orlando, Fla.; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, Jim, she was preceded in death by her parents and an infant daughter, Jody.
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